Randileni — Randileni
"To conserve the RWMA as part of the Tarangire-Manyara Ecosystem for biodiversity, tourism and socio-economy"
Size31,200.68ha of land
Region / DistrictMonduli District in Arusha Region
Randileni Wildlife Management Area (WMA) lies in Monduli District in Arusha Region. In the South it is bordered by Tarangire National Park, one of the most eminent conservation areas in northern Tanzania while in the north-west, some of the villages forming the RWMA namely Mswakini, Mswakini Juu and Naitolia are bordering Manyara Ranch. South-west, the RWMA is separated from Burunge WMA by one village namely Olasti.
The area seasonally have significant numbers of elephant, African hunting dogs, buffalo, gerenuk, giraffe, zebra, eland, lion, leopard, impala, warthogs, waterbucks, hartebeest, jackals, lesser kudu, greater kundu, pangolin, Thomson gazelle, python that are commonly seen in the area. The pancake tortoises are abundantly seen at the boundary hills. The mosaic vegetation patterns and water sources also contribute to an abundance and variety of bird life like ostrich, ground hornbill, love birds, parrots, francolin, guinea fowls and Egyptian goose. The areas has significant elephant and buffalo populations since the animals use this area as a dispersal area from Tarangire National Park. There is tree climbing lion and abundant tree pythons. The olduvai valley in lolkisale village area was reported to inhabit high abundance of lions while the sand river and Lorusunyai gorges have abundant pythons. Rare wildlife species like Wild dogs, Lesser Kudu, Sandy wood and Dalbergia melanoxylon tree species are also found in the area.
Physical AddressBaraza la RANDILEN
S. L. P. 6,
MONDULI - ARUSHA